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I gave up my IBM job to become an organic farmer—and learned a bitter truth

It was April 2004. I stood in the middle of the lush green field of <i>moong</i> (green gram) and looked around me. It was just before sunrise and the sky was turning a bright orange. The ground was damp and the leaves were shining with dew. My bare feet were muddy as I walked around gingerly, inspecting …

Penguin Random House

Building a FAQ Chatbot in Python – The Future of Information Searching

Introduction<p>What do we do when we need any information? Simple: “<i>We Ask, and Google Tells</i>”.<p>But if the answer depends on multiple variables, then the …

Chatbots

Why ghee is the elixir of life

I, like most Indians, grew up eating ghee and relished every drop of it. In the late 80s there was this vogue of banishing ghee from your diet …

Why you should avoid consuming vegetable oil at all costs

I, like billions around the world, got trapped in the con of vegetable oil. There was competition among oils, “oh canola is better than sunflower”, …

The human microbiome, explained: How bad science and junky diets gave rise to serious disease

We’re just as much bacteria as we are human. Some studies even suggest that our body contains more microbes than it does actual cells. In fact, when …

Microbiome

Hundreds of People Are Posting Nude Yoga Photos on Instagram—Here’s What Inspired Them

The Nude Yoga Girl Instagram account is encouraging followers to share their own nude photos—and embrace their body in the process.<p>Since 2015, the …

Social Media

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

Mindfulness

101 Powerful Zen Sayings and Proverbs to Live By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

12 Quotes From Zen Masters That Will Help You to Stop Overthinking Everything

Do you experience a racing mind, where thoughts are overpowering you and you’re having trouble finding peace in the present moment?<p>This happens to me …

Build sentiment classifiers in 10 minutes using textblob and python.

It seems like making sentiment classifier for your self is tough but trust me its not so. With so much libraries present now a days its not at all …

Machine Learning

14 Funds That Crush Vanguard and Yield up to 11.9%

Vanguard is killing it. They’re now the biggest money manager in the world, with a whopping $4 trillion in assets under management.<p>It’s a feel-good …

Investing

A million requests per second with Python

Is it possible to hit a million requests per second with Python? Probably not until recently.<p>A lot of companies are migrating away from Python and to …

How to Repair Your Gut After Taking Antibiotics

"My doctor wants me to take another antibiotic for this cold that won't quit, but I've read antibiotics damage the gut and even can make me fat," a …

Microbiology

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of web-based courses and free eBooks about a …

The big “middle class” rip-off: How a short sale taught me rich people’s ethics

So many of us are clueless about business and finance. Here’s why that’s just the way the investment class likes it<p>“Behind every great fortune lies a great crime.” – Honoré de Balzac.<p>The closest I ever came to acting like a rich person was two years ago when I short-sold my primary residence. I …

What Are the Tax Benefits of Buying a Home?

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but your new home purchase might help you enjoy a world of tax breaks. If you're a new homeowner, you should know that there are several tax deductions available, some of which can put a fair amount of money back in your pocket. Here are a few tax benefits of …

Keras Tutorial: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Deep Learning in Python

In this step-by-step Keras tutorial, you’ll learn how to build a convolutional neural network in Python!<p>In fact, we’ll be training a classifier for …

Emerging Climate Accord Could Push A/C Out of Sweltering India’s Reach

DELHI — A thrill goes down Lane 12, C Block, Kamalpur every time another working-class family brings home its first air-conditioner. Switched on for a few hours, usually to cool a room where the whole family sleeps, it transforms life in this suffocating concrete labyrinth where the heat reached …

Climate

6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a stock with an impressive dividend yield doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. These six stocks, for example, offer investors big dividend checks without breaking the bank. Keep in mind though, that high dividend yields are often accompanied by high risk. …

The developing world is awash in pesticides. There may be a better way.

<i>Originally published on Ensia.</i><p>In today’s globalized world, it is not inconceivable that one might drink coffee from Colombia in the morning, munch cashews from Vietnam for lunch, and gobble grains from Ethiopia for dinner. That we can enjoy these products is thanks, in large part, to expanded …

10 Programming Languages And Tools Data Scientists Use Now

Looking to get started with data science but not sure how to get started? Take a look at our list of 10 programming languages and tools that are hot …

Business Technology

Counting Word Frequency in a File Using Python

Ever wondered about a quick way to tell what some document is focusing on? What is its main topic? Let me give you this simple trick. List the unique …

Python Programming

Database Handling in Python

In the information age we are living in, we can see how much data the world is exchanging. We are basically creating, storing, and retrieving data, …

What’s the best way to remove pesticides from fruits and vegetables?

<b>The Question</b><p>Is rinsing fruit and vegetables under water effective at removing pesticides? Should I use a store-bought produce wash instead? Are there some fruits and vegetables that, no matter how I clean them, I should buy organically grown?<p><b>The Answer</b><p>There is a growing concern among Canadians …

Narendra Modi: the divisive manipulator who charmed the world

This week the Indian prime minister makes a triumphant visit to the UK after cosying up to everyone from Silicon Valley CEOs to Rupert Murdoch. What’s behind the uncritical embrace of a man who has presided over a rising tide of assassinations and religious zealotry, and driven the country’s …

India